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At Howard U., Michelle Obama urges students to study abroad, form bonds outside U.S.

While President Obama met with Chinese leader Hu Jintao at the White House, first lady Michelle Obama took America's efforts to strengthen ties to the country to students at Howard University for a forum on studying abroad, urging students to get out of their comfort zones, and help to "develop that habit of cooperation."

By Nia-Malika Henderson  | January 19, 2011; 12:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Michelle Obama visits Mexico

First Lady Michelle Obama visited Mexico's presidential compound and the national anthropological museum Wednesday morning as part of a two-day trip to the United States's southern neighbor.

By by Robin Givhan and Debbi Wilgoren  | April 14, 2010; 11:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Michelle Obama announces trip to Mexico

Michelle Obama will travel to Mexico City in April in her first solo official trip as first lady, the White House announced.

By Garance Franke-Ruta  | March 12, 2010; 10:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Preparing the gowns for the Smithsonian First Ladies Exhibit (video)

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History this week takes a stroll through formal fashion history with a short video documenting the process of setting up the museum's first ladies exhibition, which on Tuesday acquired first lady Michelle Obama's white inaugural gown.

By Garance Franke-Ruta  | March 11, 2010; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Kickin' it with Michelle Obama (Video)

The first lady attended a soccer clinic in Washington on Friday that was designed to help promote healthy activities among the nation's young people.

By Web Politics Editor  | March 5, 2010; 2:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Asked about Sarah Palin, Michelle Obama praises 'strong female voices'

The same day White House press secretary Robert Gibbs mocked Sarah Palin from the White House podium, first lady Michelle Obama declined to offer an opinion on the former Alaska governor when queried about her on "Larry King Live."

By Garance Franke-Ruta  | February 10, 2010; 11:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (70)
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Older Entries in This Category »

State of the Union guest list for first lady's box released, washingtonpost.com editors , January 27, 2010
First Lady Celebrates American Design at Awards Lunch, Web Politics Editor , July 24, 2009
First Lady Warns D.C. Graduates Against 'Doubters', Web Politics Editor , June 3, 2009
Don't Quit, First Lady Tells District Students, Web Politics Editor , May 13, 2009
Michelle Obama's Favorite Food? Mexican, Web Politics Editor , May 4, 2009
Obama's Remarks at Food Bank , Marcia Davis , April 30, 2009
At Food Bank, First Lady Packs Her Bags, Web Politics Editor , April 29, 2009
The First Garden Gets Its First Planting, Web Politics Editor , April 9, 2009
Oprah Goes There With Michelle Obama, Web Politics Editor , March 31, 2009
Michelle Obama and Famous Friends to Visit DC Schools , Web Politics Editor , March 18, 2009
Michelle Obama Shines Her Spotlight on Military Families, Web Politics Editor , March 12, 2009
At EPA, First Lady Focuses on Pollution's Cost to Children, Web Politics Editor , February 26, 2009
Michelle Obama Gives Agriculture Dept. a Seedling with a Past, Web Politics Editor , February 19, 2009
Michelle Obama to Grace Cover of Vogue Magazine, Web Politics Editor , February 10, 2009
Michelle Obama Visits Interior Dept., Web Politics Editor , February 9, 2009
Michelle Obama Visits HUD, Web Politics Editor , February 4, 2009
First Lady Visits Department of Education, Web Politics Editor , February 2, 2009
First Lady Dresses Through the Years, Web Politics Editor , January 12, 2009
Laura Bush Invites Michelle Obama to Visit New Home, Web Politics Editor , November 5, 2008
 
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